Tingwall Airport – LWK Lerwick, Scotland, UK
The most utilized airport within the islands of the Lerwick, Scotland, UK is the Tingwall Airport, located in the Tingwall valley. Its airport code LWK stands for Lerwick, the main port and town of the Shetlands hence the airport also goes by the name Lerwick Airport. Although it is not Shetland’s main air facility nor it is the nearest to Lerwick, passenger activity is still significant. The airport is owned and operated by the Shetland Islands Counciland has a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Ordinary License that authorizes flights for the public transport of passengers and/or for flying training. In 2007, there were 5,059 passengers who flew to/from the airport.
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Tingwall Airport’s flights are provided by Airtask, a British airline that operates inter-island scheduled air service in the Shetland Islands. The airline currently flies to Fair Isle, Papa Stour and Foula from Tingwall with Fair Isle as the most popular destination. Running as a small air facility, the Tingwall Airport’s facilities are simple and modest. The nearby burgh of Lerwick is in close proximity to the airport.
What to Do & Area Attractions
Tingwall, Lerwick Airport hotels serve as a base near the airport. Located 5.9 kilometers from the airport is Scalloway Hotel. Another one nearby at 6.7 kilometers away is the Lerwick Hotel while the Shetland Hotel is around 7km away.
There are two other airports in the Shetland namely Sumburgh Airport (LSI), the main airport serving Shetland, on the southern tip of the mainland and Scatsta Airport, a commercial airport on the north.
On this page it is easy to search for Lerwick, Scotland, UK airport hotels, we have listed hotels, airport motels,
resorts, inns in order of proximity, closest airport lodging options are listed first. Lerwick, Scotland, UK (LWK-Tingwall) airport
area map also gives you guidance on the distance of these hotels from the LWK airport.
Most of these LWK
hotels are designed to serve frequent travelers. If you are on business trip or family vacation or if your flight is delayed
and you need an overnight stay near the airport. Some of these Lerwick, Scotland, UK
motels have passenger pick up or free airport shuttle service which you can take advantage of.
Some of the main attractions in the area around the LWK airport are Fort Charlotte, Clickimin Broch, and Fort Charlotte.
Map of Lerwick, Scotland, UK Hotels
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Weather Forecast for Lerwick, Scotland, UK (LWK-Tingwall)
If you planning to travel to Lerwick, Scotland, UK (LWK-Tingwall), here is your 6-day travel weather forecast to make sure you have all the essentials needed during your stay.
Start your day when the sunrises at 2:46 AM.
The temperature feels like 51.9 with a humidity level of 83 so dress accordingly.
Cloud coverage is 69 percent with visibility at 15 percent.
Today’s UV index is 4, don’t forget the sunscreen if you need it!
Today’s winds are traveling west-northwest at a speed of 6 MPH. At the end of the day don’t miss the sunset at 9:21 PM.
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What are the most common amenities for Lerwick, Scotland, UK LWK airport hotels?
Airport hotels have useful amenities for frequent travelers like free LWK airport shuttle service, 24 hour in-room dinning,
late check-in and check-out and free breakfast. For business traveler amenities like
free wifi and meeting rooms are helpful. Most common amenities are Vending Machines, Complimentary Breakfast
and Complimentary Breakfast.
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